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One night bloom!

By tashi
This upload is from one of my very recent shoots.
“The name is Star of Bethalem” ….this is what I was told; would love to know its exact name!!!
It’s a beautiful flower with a lovely scent. It blooms in the night, reaches its full bloom in the midnight hours and by morning it wilts; sadly it blooms for only one night.

Tags: Flower Close up Flowers and plants Bloom

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30 Sep 2010 4:04AM
Hi Rani, this is an excellent attempt, this is indeed a beautiful flower and very well captured. Normally the white flowers are not that easy to capture but you have taken it very cleanly.. A+ for you but try one thing next time, work on your focus on the subject and the metering mode. I am sure that your next upload would be a cracking one. I know you can be a good photographer.. Good luck for your next cracking upload.. Hurra...


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30 Sep 2010 4:06AM
Lovely image tashi well done.
Carrie_1 7 2 6 Wales
30 Sep 2010 4:28AM
Nice image of this beautiful flower.
30 Sep 2010 4:39AM
Beautiful flower Tashi! Great image!
Jekaro 8 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 6:53AM
A very well captured image, Rani, well done indeed.
NeilWigan Plus
7 16 16 England
30 Sep 2010 9:24AM
lovely shot well presented
30 Sep 2010 10:02AM
fine shot!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 10:50AM
Such a pretty flower and a great image by yourself
Regards Barbs
hary60 8 2 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 10:52AM
What a very good shot well done
akhtarkhan 15 4 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 11:16AM
Beautiful image of this pretty flower. Black background suits appropriately.
8 10 10 England
30 Sep 2010 11:18AM
White is so difficult but you have coped very well.
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
30 Sep 2010 11:51AM
Welcome to ePZ! What a stunning flower, Rani,so glad you have captured it to show us. A beautiful image, very well exposed, and so good against the black b/g. Carol
Briwooly 12 452 5 England
30 Sep 2010 12:27PM
Great presentation very effective

gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 3:17PM
This is beautiful, lovely detail.
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
30 Sep 2010 6:06PM
The black bg works well and there's some really good detail and texture in the flower, white is always difficult with white. It's an Epiphyllum, I think and possily E cooperi. Does it also have a lovely perfume, if so, then I have the ID correct!

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acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 7:56PM
Beautifully captured and presented......Martin
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
4 Oct 2010 12:33PM
Beautifully caught with good lighting
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
4 Oct 2010 12:40PM
lovely and beautiful
jackitec 9 16 Spain
6 Oct 2010 7:53PM
Love the story on this one and nice shot, maybe a diffuser on the flash would have brought out more detail,
artcubis 10 6 United States
7 Oct 2010 6:27AM
Beautiful night bloom. The white petals are pure and crisp against the deep green leaves and dark background.
tuhin 11
8 Oct 2010 2:07PM
Great shot.
john_w168 7 1 United States
8 Oct 2010 11:10PM
Tashi, this flower is called Queen of the night. I have one exactly like it. I waited 3 years and it bloomed two months ago. Superb capture by the way.
tashi 7 2
16 Oct 2010 5:06AM
Thank you Ann, Raja, John ...for the ID of this beautiful flower. "Queen of the Night", "Brahma Kamalam", "E. Cooperi" ... all sound just right.

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